Category: WISE Environmental Huddle News


Daily Call to Action: Sign LCV’s petition to STOP attacks on science

STOP ATTACKS ON SCIENCE The Trump administration is actively trying to bury science that could have major effects on our health. Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s restricting science rule is a Big Polluter’s dream come true. It censors the science…

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Daily Call to Action: check out and SHARE WISE’s very own Monica O’Connor’s published letter to the editor in the Baltimore Sun

Christie-Hogan comparison is valid – and that’s not a good thing baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/readersrespond/bs-ed-rr-hogan-christie-letter-20180803-story.html Larry Ottinger’s recent piece in the Baltimore Sun highlights the similarities between Gov. Larry Hogan and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and should give Maryland voters pause (“Is Larry Hogan the…

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Daily Call to Action: Tell Gov. Hogan: No Pipeline Under Our Potomac!

Tell Gov. Hogan: No Pipeline Under Our Potomac! Maryland just passed historic legislation to ban fracking. But now a proposed pipeline that would run under the Potomac River threatens the drinking water of millions. WHY THIS MATTERS The Eastern Panhandle Pipeline…

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Daily Call to Action: Urge Hogan to say NO to a pipeline in Western Maryland!

FERC approves ‘Potomac pipeline’  Over objections from environmentalists, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the green light to building a hotly disputed natural gas pipeline through western Maryland and under the Potomac : read more River.https://www.bayjournal.com/blog/post/ferc_approves_potomac_pipeline_that_would_carry_gas_from_pa_to_wv?utm_source=Bay+Journal+Weekly+News&utm_campaign=41c9e67f3d-Newsltr_2018_Jul30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bde9036159-41c9e67f3d-126603205 Call Gov. Larry Hogan  410-974-3901 and demand…

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Daily call to action: Tell the EPA how important air quality is to you!

From the Chesapeake Bay Foundation: Power plants in distant states such as Kentucky and Indiana are harming the Chesapeake Bay—and you. On hot and sunny days, air pollution from 19 upwind power plants forms ground-level ozone that causes health problems…

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: ask Verizon and AT&T to commit to clean energy

From Green America: (*Day of action was 7/9 but we can surely raise our voices today as well) AT&T and Verizon use enough electricity to power over 2 million homes a year. Most of this energy is generated by fossil…

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Daily Action: Please call or write County Exec Schuh and urge him to support the styrofoam ban.

Great news that the county council passed the ban! The votes were as follows: YES votes: Trumbauer, Smith, Grasso and Pruski. The NO votes were Peroutka, Fink and Walker. The Schuh Administration opposed the ban on styrofoam and the County…

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Daily Call to Action: Sign the Petition – No styrofoam in Anne Arundel County! Share on Facebook and email at least 10 friends.

Here are the links to the petition and Facebook: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/anne-arundel-county-eps?source=n.tw.p https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=trash%20free%20maryland Please spread this info far and wide in AA County. We NEED YOU to make this happen! Background Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food packaging is a major component of…

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Student leaders take the pledge: Young people pledge to VOTE for Safety from gun violence; equality across race, gender and sexual orientation; and action on climate change

donate 60 seconds to change the world Hundreds of student leaders and valedictorians in 110 cities across the nation have raised their hands to donate 60 seconds of their commencement address to make a common pledge to vote on the…

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Daily Call to Action: County Executive Schuh does NOT support the styrofoam ban. Call or write today!

County Executive Steve Schuh does not support the Bill 48-18 banning EPS foam food containers. Let him know that this is not acceptable.  Anne Arundel County, with its 500 miles of shoreline relies on a clean and healthy watershed. Keep…

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